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DUT Students To Visit Westville Prison

DUT Students To Visit Westville Prison


Residence students from the Durban University of Technology will be visiting inmates at the Westville prison as part of their community engagement project this Wednesday (26 September).The programme is aimed at paving a way for prisoners that are getting out soon. “We want to interact with them and raise awareness on crime and HIV/Aids. According to Nosipho Bhengu “The theme of the day is HIV is another guy’s story, we want to interpret the theme with drama so that the inmates can visualise what we are talking about”. Activities lined up for the day include: traditional dance, poetry and group discussions.

Venue: Westville Prison
Date: Wednesday, 26 September 2007
Time: Meet at the gate, at 09h40
For more information please contact Nosipho on 072 5999 340, or Sithithukile Mashabane on 083 947 7118.

No liquor, guns or sharp objects allowed. Cellphones not allowed inside. No camera’s – pics available from DUT (of inmates performing). No marked cars – eg Isolezwe or Daily News. Appropriate dress recommended. No TV camera’s allowed.

Issued by:
Raylene Captain Hasthibeer
Manager: Communications